This year’s Chortle Awards nominees have been announced and we noted some familiar faces in the categories! 2008 Funny Women Awards winner Katherine Ryan has not one, but two nominations as well as Mae Martin and Kiri Pritchard-McLean.
Katherine is in the running for Best Tour and Best TV Comedian, while Mae pops up in Breakthrough Act and Radio. Kiri Pritchard-McLean is up for Best Compere and Club Comedian!
Also spotted in the Breakthrough Act nominees are 2015 Funny Women Awards winner Desiree Burch and 2014 finalist Lauren Pattison. 2016 Funny Women Awards finalist Micky Overman has been nominated for Best Newcomer.
Some more of our favourites nominated include Sarah Kendall for Radio, Laura Lexx for Best Compere, Natalie Palamides for Best Character and Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette for Best Show.
The shortlists were put together by a panel of critics and bookers, however, the final decision is down to Chortle reader votes, to get your votes in click here!